Easter Seals Central Pennsylvania is excited to announce a new partnership with central Pennsylvania's professional indoor football team, the Harrisburg Stampede, for the 1st annual "Football Frenzy" at the PA Farm Show Complex. The Harrisburg Stampede's football players will assist and teach the participants professional football drills adapted to each individual’s abilities. They will also get the opportunity to meet former and current NFL players such as; Fearon Wright, former linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings, and Marques Colston, wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints.
"The Stampede is honored to team up with the Easter Seals. Marques and I as Team Owners, look forward to making the May 12 event a smashing success" commented Justin Coble, co-owner of the Harrisburg Stampede.
The program will take place on Saturday, May 12, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM at the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It is open to all individuals with disabilities throughout central Pennsylvania. “Partnering with a professional sports organization is extremely exciting for Easter Seals Central Pennsylvania and those whom we serve!” Matt Ernst, Director of Therapeutic Recreations, Easter Seals Central Pennsylvania.
About Easter Seals Central Pennsylvania:
Easter Seals is the leading non-profit provider of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, physical and mental disabilities, and other special needs. For more than 85 years, we have been offering help and hope to children and adults living with disabilities and to the families that love them. Through therapy, training, education and support services, Easter Seals creates life-changing solutions so that people with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in their communities. Support children and adults with disabilities at www.eastersealscentralpa.org.
About the Harrisburg Stampede:
The Harrisburg Stampede is a professional indoor football team in American Indoor Football League. The team plays its home games at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center. The team is co-owned by Justin Coble, a local Harrisburg businessmen, and Marques Colston, wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints. www.harrisburgstampede.com.